Software Architect

Leuven, Belgium (Europe)


How You'll Make a Difference

We are looking for a talented Software Architect for THEOplayer, our cross-platform video player.

You take up the responsibility of defining a clear technical vision across our different features and SDKs. Through communication and documentation, you ensure that developers and product managers are on the same page.

Whenever a new feature is outlined by a product manager, you provide a technical analysis and challenge them when something is overly complex.

You are the primary technical contact for a client that wants to understand the complexity of a new feature.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • You architect sound technical solutions that meet both the functional as well as the non-functional requirements;
  • You have a clear technical vision which is consistent across multiple features, platforms and SDKs and can communicate that vision to others;
  • You work in an agile environment. This means you should feel comfortable with working in short sprints, having daily standups, …
  • You provide a solid technical analysis whenever a new feature is requested and are not afraid to challenge the nature of the feature;
  • You document and explain key technical aspects of the THEOplayer product and maintain that documentation.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • At least 3 years of experience as software engineer;
  • Technical or academic master’s in computer science;
  • Ability to sufficiently abstract a technical solution from the environment it is implemented in;
  • Experience in designing cross-platform software and the challenges that come with it;
  • Knowledge of web and mobile technologies and the bridges between them;
  • Experienced in common software engineering practices like version management, git, code documentation, CI/CD, ... and architecture modelling practices like UML, …
  • You’re a team player that knows when to work together and when to fly solo;
  • Tons of energy, passion, humor and enthusiasm;
  • Loving the challenges and atmosphere of a young and fast-growing company.

What We Offer

  • A versatile full-time job in the animated city Leuven.
  • A competitive salary with plenty of extra benefits.
  • The opportunity to work for an exciting start-up conquering the world.
  • A place to learn and get in touch with the cutting edge of online video.
  • The company itself is doing exceptionally well. For career-motivated people, there will be upward mobility.
  • A stimulating working environment.
  • Nice and passionate colleagues.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Regular and fun team activities.

Does this sound interesting you?

Please send your resume and cover letter to We look forward to hearing from you.

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